Thursday, January 12, 2006

One More Note Before I Go: NIPC Wins APA Plan of the Year Award

From the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission's press release:

"With northeastern Illinois expected to grow by 1.9 million people over the next 25 years, a new vision -- one that will accommodate this anticipated growth in an efficient, coordinated and sustainable manner -- is guiding decision making around the region. This vision is a key component of the 2040 Regional Framework Plan, recipient of the 2006 Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan from the American Planning Association (APA)."

This means, by the time I'm a senior citizen, sprawl will be squished, the environment will be preserved and restored, and all the new buildings around these parts won't be ugly, right?

Press release here.
The Winning 2040 Regional Framework Plan here.
American Planning Association here.

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